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Albert Hahn (1877 – 1918)

Albert Hahn was a Dutch political cartoonist, poster artist and book cover designer. He was born in Groningen where his father painted signs and glass and made frames. At the age of nine, he developed tuberculosis in his vertebrae and… Continue Reading →

Louis Raemakers (1869 – 1956)

Louis Raemakers was born in Roermond in the Netherlands. Louis’ father published a weekly journal called De Volksvriend (Friend of the People) and was an influential man in liberal circles. His mother was of German descent. He was trained –… Continue Reading →

Thomas Theodor Heine ( 1867 – 1948)

Thomas Theodor Heine was a German painter and illustrator. Born in Leipzig Heine established himself as a gifted caricaturist at an early age. He studied art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and, briefly at the Academy of Fine Arts in  Munich…. Continue Reading →

Louis Dalrymple (1866 – 1905)

Louis Dalrymple was an American cartoonist, known for his “racy” caricatures in publications such as the magazines’ Puck, Judge, and the New York Daily Graphic. Born in Cambridge, Illinois, he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Art Students League of… Continue Reading →

Johan Braakensiek (1858 – 1940)

Rijkacademie Born in Amsterdam, as the son of Albert Braakensiek, card designer and lithographer. In addition to his job in a fashion store, he attended evening courses and was admitted to the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam in 1876, where he graduated in… Continue Reading →

John Tenniel (1821- 1914)

Tenniel was born in Bayswater, West London, to John Baptist Tenniel, a fencing and dancing master of Huguenot descent and Eliza Maria Tenniel. In 1840, Tenniel, while practising fencing with his father, received a serious eye wound from his father’s… Continue Reading →

Amédeé de Noé (Cham) (1818 – 1879)

Cham was born in 1818 as Amédée Comte de Noé. He received drawing lessons from Charlet and painting lessons with Paul Delaroche, but that was not a great success. He would develop as a humorous cartoonist. He gave a satirical… Continue Reading →

Honoré Daumier (1808 – 1879)

Daumier was born in Marseille and at the age of 13, he began working as a bailiff in Paris, where his family had moved in 1821. His father was a frame maker who also tried to make a name as… Continue Reading →

Jean Ignace Grandville (1803-1847)

He was born at Nancy, in northeastern France, to an artistic and theatrical family. Grandville received his first instruction in drawing from his father, a painter of miniatures. At the age of twenty-one he moved to Paris, he established his… Continue Reading →

Thomas Rowlandson (1756- 1827)

Rowlandson was born in Old Jewry, in the City of London. His father, William, had been a weaver but had moved into trading supplies for the textile industry and after overextending himself was declared bankrupt in 1759. Rowlandson was educated… Continue Reading →

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